It’s that time of year again. Welcome to Polar Bear Week! Join us live from the tundra this week as we help bring to STEM to life in your classrooms through a series of live webcasts featuring scientists and researchers with very interesting STEM careers and starring polar bears who are chilling right outside our
Welcome to the Spotlight on Strategies Challenge! Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Figure it Out Together PDF Version Background Figurative language helps make writing come alive. Students’ capacity to understand and apply figurative language is a key ingredient in language arts instruction and is particularly
This Saturday in Harrisburg was STEM-tastic at the Boys & Girls Club! Local STARs connected to the DEN VirtCon and helped get students excited about the possibilities of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). During Family Fun Day we got our hands-dirty (literally…food coloring doesn’t come off as easy as you might think) and worked
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I just finished carrying 46 boxes (and I counted), an assortment of bags, 30-40 posters and other such colorful things that hang well on cinder block walls, a bookcase, a book rack and and a classroom mailbox from the garage to the basement. So it goes with the end of the year classroom cleanup.
It was a gorgeous day in the city yesterday for the NYC School Leaders Conference. So much to learn. So much to share. Hall Davidson performed some media magic and even used his iPad microscope to check attendees for head lice. And no one seemed to mind. Karen Beerer challenged attendees to be smarter than
The DEN kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week tonight at Discovery Headquarters with a very special screening with our friends at BYkids of “My Country is Tibet” – a documentary created by Namgyal Wanchuk who was coronated by the Dalai Lama, and recognized as a descended of the Tibetan Dharma Kings. Following the screening, students, teachers, parents
We had a great day of hands-on fun learning all about the essentials for administrators when it comes to digital media, social media, Common Core resources, productivity tools and more. A special thanks to Dwight Carter (@Dwight_Carter) for leading a session on how his school uses social tools to connect with students and the community.
As I write this, I’m on a plane on my way back from TCEA. It was a quick trip, but I did get to see a lot of our TX STARs and hang out with some of my colleagues over doughnuts at Gourdoughs. If you’re ever in Austin, you have to check it out. They